Mission and Goals

You can awaken a sense of responsibility for all the other sentient beings who are exactly the way you used to be, tormented by negative emotions. You can begin helping them — first one, then two, then three and finally all sentient beings.

~ Tsoknyi Rinpoche

Our Mission:

Pundarika Foundation’s primary mission is to support the teaching activities and humanitarian work of Tsoknyi Rinpoche by:

  • Keeping alive the wisdom of the Dharma
  • Sustaining practitioners who preserve the teachings of the Buddha as a vital tradition
  • Helping people experience inner peace, to better face the challenges of modern life with compassion and sanity

2020 Pundarika Foundation goals:

  • To continue to create practice materials as directed by Rinpoche
  • Create a Tsa Tsa House (reliquary)on the Yeshe Rangsal Land
  • Repair and repaint the Stupa of Enlightenment
  • Roll out the Fully Being course to a larger audience
  • Help support the printing of Drukpa Kagyu texts for monks and nuns
  • Organize four U.S. Pundarika retreats and other special events in 2020
  • Enhance the Membership Program with new teachings
  • Create a Bardo “package” for Rinpoche’s students
  • Make open and advanced retreats in Crestone available on YouTube
  • Help sponsor the translation of the Tsoknyi Lineage (first time in English)
  • Landscape land around new cabins
  • Plan construction for teaching tent with architect and engineer